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Blaze Bernstein's parents speak out about devastating loss of 'gentle soul' Blaze Bernstein's parents speak out about devastating loss of 'gentle soul'
- January 19, 2018

Woodward's parents held hands and sat with a Catholic priest who is a long-time friend of the family. I want that all of us'. She added: 'I want the legal system to work. Authorities said Woodward picked up Bernstein at his parents' home in Lake Forest around 11 p.m. on January 2 and took him to a neighborhood park. Bernstein's parents reported him missing the following day. (more...)
Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett killed in U.S. helicopter crash Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett killed in U.S. helicopter crash
- January 19, 2018

Lt. Elizabeth Armijo of the New Mexico State Police says six people were aboard the helicopter Wednesday evening when it went down in a mountainous area. "#NMSP officers still working to gain information", police tweeted . Three people were found at the site already dead. Raton is 175 miles northeast of Albuquerque. (more...)
Trump accuses Russia in helping North Korea Trump accuses Russia in helping North Korea
- January 19, 2018

BEIJING-China on Wednesday said "Cold War thinking" was behind a meeting of US allies on how to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, adding that the gathering risks splitting worldwide opinion over the issue. He played down fears of war. Trump said "I'd sit down, but I'm not sure that sitting down will solve the problem". "A lot of good talks are going on right now". (more...)
Ewan sprints to Tour Down Under stage victory Ewan sprints to Tour Down Under stage victory
- January 19, 2018

Germany's Andre Greipel opened his 2018 season in style when he claimed the first stage of the Tour Down Under in the South Australian town of Lyndoch on Tuesday. The trio's lead was allowed to stretch out to over six minutes but after 78km of racing, and after Clarke had taken the second intermediate sprint and bonus seconds to elevate him into the race's virtual leader, both he and Bowden started to slip back into the peloton, leaving Castrillo as the sole leader. (more...)
Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming' Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming'
- January 19, 2018

Trump wants it strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days. "It also seems to have understood that, when it comes to Iran's future, perhaps the most important role the United States can play is to stop the Iranian regime from preventing such forces from coalescing". (more...)
Tourism alert: Indian Ocean Cyclone Warning for Reunion and Mauritius Tourism alert: Indian Ocean Cyclone Warning for Reunion and Mauritius
- January 19, 2018

According to the Saffir-Simpson damage scale the potential property damage and flooding from a storm of Berguitta's strength (category 3) at landfall includes: Storm surge generally 2.7-3.7 metres (9-12 feet) above normal. Port Louis Harbour is the country's principal gateway and handles about 99 percent of the total volume of external trade. Cyclone Hollanda killed two people, destroyed 450 homes and caused $135 million in damage when it hit Mauritius in February 1994. (more...)
Weather warning issued for north and northwest Weather warning issued for north and northwest
- January 19, 2018

A spokesman for the Met Office said: "It's looking pretty unsettled, there's a lot of weather to come". According to other reports, road, railway and ferry services are to be massively affected. "The strongest winds may then transfer to eastern parts of England by the morning". "The council's contractor will pick up any additional recycling at the next collection date". (more...)
Snow moves into the NY area — ACCUWEATHER ALERT Snow moves into the NY area — ACCUWEATHER ALERT
- January 19, 2018

For many areas south and east of Philadelphia, forecasters said, temperatures will be warm enough for the precipitation to start as rain or a mix of rain and snow, keeping the accumulations low. Southern areas will likely only see a slushy inch or so of snow, while 1 to 2 inches could fall in central areas. Here's a look at the latest from Meteorologist Lee Goldberg: Snow showers Wednesday morning will give way to some sunshine during the afternoon. (more...)
The US is Doubling Down in Syria -- But Officials Won't Say Why The US is Doubling Down in Syria -- But Officials Won't Say Why
- January 18, 2018

It came as Turkey sought clearance for an air campaign from the Syrian government's allies, Russian Federation and Iran. Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984. (more...)
Doctor says Trump in 'excellent' health Doctor says Trump in 'excellent' health
- January 18, 2018

The summary included expected vitals such as his age (71 years, 7 months), height (75 inches), weight (239), blood pressure (122/74), resting heart rate (68), cholesterol (223) and even his temperature (98.4). What about his slurred speech? He recalled that the president was on Sudafed days leading up to the December 6 speech where he discussed moving our embassy and appeared to slur his words. (more...)
Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead' Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'
- January 18, 2018

While bipartisan lawmakers are negotiating on spending and immigration, the federal government is slated to run out of money next Friday. "They don't want security at the border, they don't want to stop drugs, they want to take money away from our military which we can not do, '" Trump tweeted , quoting his comments made Sunday evening to reporters at his resort at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. (more...)
Lebanon bans Spielberg film and Israeli adventurer biopic Lebanon bans Spielberg film and Israeli adventurer biopic
- January 18, 2018

The recommendation still needs to be signed by Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to enter into effect but that is considered a formality that's unlikely to stop the ban. The commercially successful Wonderwoman was banned because it starred Gal Gadot, who served the Israeli military. Lebanon still regards Israel as an enemy state. (more...)
Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack
- January 18, 2018

Some of those in a bipartisan Thursday meeting on immigration reform with Trump later claimed the president used the vulgar term and said he wanted fewer immigrants from those countries to enter the U.S. World leaders have denounced Trump's comments as racist. Dick Durbin and Republican Sen. Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems. President Donald Trump says in the wake of his recent comments about Haiti and African countries that "I'm not a racist". (more...)
Instagram introduces 'Activity Status' feature which makes stalking people a lot easier Instagram introduces 'Activity Status' feature which makes stalking people a lot easier
- January 18, 2018

Instagram's latest default feature notifies your friends about how recently you used the app. Facebook has been beta-testing that app in a few limited countries on Android and the iPhone.This new update just brings Facebook one step closer towards spinning Instagram into a messaging platform all its own. (more...)
Trump slams Durbin, who he says 'misrepresented' his immigration comments
- January 18, 2018

Jim Renacci, a candidate for Senate in OH, told Fox News. Trump reportedly called those places "sh-ole countries" whose inhabitants are not desirable for US immigration. The Latest: Trump says Sen. The Trump administration late a year ago announced it would end the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti, a move that could affect tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants. (more...)
Steve Bannon given a subpoena Steve Bannon given a subpoena
- January 18, 2018

An interview with prosecutors would allow Bannon to have an attorney present during his appearance, as lawyers are not permitted in grand jury rooms. The panel's top GOP lawmaker, Rep. Mike Conaway , R-Texas, and Rep. Trey Gowdy , R-S.C., were named as some of those frustrated by Bannon's lack of cooperation, sources told Politico . (more...)
Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA Mueller Team Investigating Whether Russia Funneled Money to Trump Campaign Through NRA
- January 18, 2018

Sources told McClatchy that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office is examining whether Torshin used the NRA to funnel money into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. The FBI has opened an investigation into whether the NRA took illegal Russian money to help Trump during the 2016 election . Alexander Torshin "is known for his close relationships with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and the NRA", according to McClatchy . (more...)
Dalits in Muzaffarnagar threaten protests if Hindu Vahini activists not arrested Dalits in Muzaffarnagar threaten protests if Hindu Vahini activists not arrested
- January 18, 2018

The group thrashed him and made a video of entire incident. According to a report by The Indian Expres , the police have identified the victim to be a dalit man in his 20s from Muzaffarnagar . At one point, the man was asked to chant Jai Mata Di . The case under sections 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was registered against accused Rahul, Dhiraj, Jodha and Kaku, who were absconding, said Circle Officer ... (more...)
Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted on gun charges in Hungary Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka wanted on gun charges in Hungary
- January 18, 2018

Gorka claims to have resigned from the White House in August, but reports suggested that he had been forced out . Nor did he mention if he has made any return visits to Hungary in the last decade, during which he could have allegedly committed the offense that led to the warrant being issued. (more...)
Lawmakers bemoan backlash over Trump's comments amid bipartisan push for DACA deal
- January 18, 2018

So those are some of the sticking points". Demonstrators urging the Democratic Party to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA) rally outside the office of California Democratic Sen. But in the course of the White House meeting, Trump sparked an worldwide uproar by reportedly describing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "s--hole countries", questioning why more immigrants from those countries should be allowed into the United States. (more...)
MI vs Nebraska basketball odds: point spread, prediction, preview MI vs Nebraska basketball odds: point spread, prediction, preview
- January 18, 2018

There are a lot of reasons on paper to think MI basketball will win. We've been down 18 points before, we've been down 16 against Purdue. MI got back in the game with 10-0 run to start the second half. Michigan, and Coach Beilein especially, have shown they can game plan in this type of setting and come away with multiple wins. The emergence of Zavier Simpson has been a big key for MI. (more...)
Raila opens up on alleged NASA split Raila opens up on alleged NASA split
- January 18, 2018

While the duo chickened out of the earlier swearing-in ceremony albeit at the eleventh hour, NASA's People Assembly Organizing Committee says the planned ceremony this time round is no laughing matter. The report is based on a survey by the US-based Freedom House, a non-partisan non-governmental organisation critical of last year's presidential poll. (more...)
Dems 'Care Very Little' About Impact Shutdown Would Have on Military Dems 'Care Very Little' About Impact Shutdown Would Have on Military
- January 18, 2018

In fact, a government shutdown would likely have little impact on the military, NBC News reported. But that's not entirely true. So soldiers fighting in Afghanistan will proceed as usual should the government shut down, as will civilian employees working on national security efforts in Washington D.C., and programs like deployment and basic training will continue. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche struck famous Gulmarg, foreign tourist killed, another missing Jammu and Kashmir: Avalanche struck famous Gulmarg, foreign tourist killed, another missing
- January 18, 2018

The deceased skier has been identified as Daniel, 25 from the capital city Stockholm Sweden. Soon after the duo was reported missing, a ski rescue team of Jammu and Kashmir police assisted by the cable corporation staff launched a search operation. (more...)
Latest weather map shows Britain blanketed with MORE snow THIS WEEKEND Latest weather map shows Britain blanketed with MORE snow THIS WEEKEND
- January 18, 2018

He said: "We will certainly do everything in our power, coordinating with our partners, Police Scotland primarily but of course with local authorities and others, to ensure we have the resources in strategic locations but we are facing, on top of the amber warning, wider yellow warnings in terms of snow and ice right across the country". (more...)
Trump plays politics with today's 'official' visit to Pennsylvania Trump plays politics with today's 'official' visit to Pennsylvania
- January 18, 2018

President Trump is scheduled to travel to the small town of Coraopolis, Pa., to give a speech touting the GOP's recently passed tax-reform bill. Pennsylvania state Rep. Saccone will meet Trump on the tarmac when he lands in Pennsylvania. The Democratic candidate in the March 13 election to replace Murphy is Conor Lamb, a former Marine and US attorney. (more...)
Serial killer behind 9 slayings in Phoenix area, police say Serial killer behind 9 slayings in Phoenix area, police say
- January 18, 2018

Experts say Maria Villanueva, 43, was sexually attacked and killed by Cooksey on December 16. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said new technology allows police to get results of ballistic checks within hours instead of weeks and to more easily find connections between cases. (more...)
Israel Solar Energy Market Outlook to 2022 Israel Solar Energy Market Outlook to 2022
- January 18, 2018

We know that renewable energy costs have steadily decreased over the years as more nations have adopted renewable energy technologies. Towards this, the Bank also signed five solar energy co-financing Letters of Intent (LoI) with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (up to 10 MW capacity), Hero Future Energy (up to 1.5 GW capacity), Greenko Group (up to 10 GW capacity), Amplus Solar (up to 1 GW capacity) and Jakson Group (up to 1 GW capacity) for their solar projects in India to be ... (more...)
President Trump's Medical Exam Fuels Flurry of 'Girther' Conspiracy Theories President Trump's Medical Exam Fuels Flurry of 'Girther' Conspiracy Theories
- January 18, 2018

The White House doctor's assertion that President Trump is in "excellent health" has raised the eyebrows of many who remain skeptical of the medical assessment. "The boy's all egg". The question arose after a week of speculation about Trump's mental fitness for office, spurred by the publication of a damaging book that suggested Trump's own aides worry about his stability. (more...)
When can you legally buy marijuana in Massachusetts? Here's the timeline When can you legally buy marijuana in Massachusetts? Here's the timeline
- January 18, 2018

The bill , sponsored by state senators Leroy Garcia and Kent Lambert and state representatives Dan Pabon and Yeulin Willet, calls for the tracking agent to be "applied" to the plants - which could mean spraying, rubbing, spreading and many other things - but notes that Colorado State University Pueblo must first develop the technology and tracking agent. (more...)

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